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Client: Olga Breese
Meteorologist Olga Breese joined the First Alert 25 Severe Weather team in August 2007 from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a traffic and news anchor.
interest in weather dates back to her
flying days as an international flight attendant with Northwest Airlines
recalls those days as "living the charmed life!
I've seen more than half the world one layover at a time."
While most of her
childhood was spent in sunny Southern California (where she
likes to say she
was "molded"), Olga
finished high school in Maryland and attended Prince George's Community College
, before going on to graduate from George Mason University
in Fairfax, Virginia.
She holds a Master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
considers herself first and foremost a news hound (consuming at least four hours of TV
and radio news a day), she's
been in the traffic biz for nine years, working for both Metro Networks and Shadow Broadcast Services in Baltimore and Washington.
In fact it was her
part-time traffic job on WMAL Radio in Washington, D.C., that led to a full-time reporting position at that station.
Olga Breese has worked for ABC News in New York and CBS affiliate WNCT-TV in Greenville, North Carolina.
on-air television experience includes extensive general assignment reporting and fill-in anchoring for TSM News
in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and City Cable 16 in Washington, D.C., where she
thrived on live, local and late-breaking news coverage.
Olga was proud to serve as the morning traffic reporter on Baltimore's longest running morning show on WJZ-TV.
After more than a decade covering news and traffic, it was back to school to study meteorology.
In 2006, Olga earned her Bachelor's degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State's Broadcast Meteorology Program while working as a weekend anchor for KPLR-TV in St. Louis, Missouri.
proud to call Texas home.
Olga Breese is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Association, the Association for Women in Science, and the National Association of Black Journalists.